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Research engineer

Randall Allen Chapman, American Research engineer. Precinct delegate, Clawson, Michigan, 1972-1976. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (student conference judge Southeastern region 1994), National Space Society, The Planetary Society, Electric Rocket Propulsion Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Chapman, Randall Allen was born on February 4, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of William Neal and Barbara Joan (Cox) Chapman.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry cum laude, Central Michigan University, 1976. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, 1986.

Career

Research laboratory technician, Control Michigan U., Mount Pleasant, 1974; research chemist, Cook Paint and Varnish, Detroit, 1977-1978; research assistant, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1979-1985; aerospace engineer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, 1981; visiting professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1986-1989; faculty fellow, National Aeronautics and Space Administration-LeRC, Cleveland, 1988-1989; principal investigator, Center for Space Transportation and Applied Research, Tullahoma, Tennessee, 1991-1993; research engineer, Sverdrup Technology, Tullahoma, Tennessee, since 1990. Consultant Air Force Studies Board, Washington, 1986-1987. Peer review committee National Aeronautics and Space Administration-Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, 1994.

Member study group Civilian Space Fusion Program, Washington, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Precinct delegate, Clawson, Michigan, 1972-1976. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (student conference judge Southeastern region 1994), National Space Society, The Planetary Society, Electric Rocket Propulsion Society, Sigma Xi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: softball, golf, bowling, darts.

Connections

Married Deborah Jean Bridgman, August 1, 1992. 1 child, William Graham.

father:
William Neal Chapman

mother:
Barbara Joan (Cox) Chapman

spouse:
Deborah Jean Bridgman

child:
William Graham Chapman